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Affordable Care Act

Is There Big Hole in Obamacare?

Some of the large employers in Florida’s tourism and retail industries could get away with providing very cheap coverage -- so “skinny” it doesn’t even cover a hospital stay -- under one interpretation of the administration’s rules on the Affordable Care Act Rules, Kaiser Health News reports.

The loophole on large-employer coverage, first reported by the Wall Street Journal in May, appears to require preventive care but not the big-ticket items that can drive a patient into bankruptcy. Here is more information from Kaiser on what this is all about.